By Jerry E. Esplanada
Old-timers at the Bureau of Customs jokingly refer to two recent cases of irregularity at Pampanga’s special economic zone as “miracles at Clark.” The term refers to the disappearance of 94 drums of seized diesel fuel that the Department of Finance had planned to sell to raise additional revenue.
By Leila B. Salaverria
Three years into its term, the Aquino administration can no longer blame the oil smuggling problem on any other leadership, and it must now finally ask its economic managers to account for their failure to resolve it, according to senatorial candidate Milagros “Mitos” Magsaysay.
By Julie M. Aurelio
The next time you smell fried chicken on the street, it may not be from a nearby restaurant but from the exhaust pipe of a vehicle driving past.
By Joey Gabieta
The Coast Guard in this city said it has stopped an oil leak from a container vessel that listed in this city’s port on Saturday.
NEW YORK—New York City began its first day of fuel rationing Friday but there was relief for tens of thousands of people who got back electricity disrupted during superstorm Sandy. Rationing was ordered in response to massive lines at gas stations, with cars carrying odd-numbered license plates allowed to fill up on odd-numbered dates [...]
NEW YORK—New York City responded to persistent gasoline shortages in the wake of superstorm Sandy by ordering rationing Thursday. Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that from Friday, only cars with license plates ending in odd numbers would be allowed to fill up on odd-numbered dates. Cars with plates ending in an even number or a [...]
By Juliette Michel
Trucks with free petrol were finally meant to bring relief to desperate New Yorkers on Saturday, but at one emergency station besieged by motorists the promised fuel never even came.
By Amy R. Remo
Local oil companies are to implement hefty rollbacks in the prices of petroleum products starting early Monday to reflect an equally drastic drop in the price of oil in the international market.
A British minister said the government’s handling of a threatened fuel strike had gone “reasonably well”, despite a national panic over supplies that ended with a woman suffering petrol burns.
By Kristine Felisse Mangunay
This was the situation in some streets in Caloocan City on Wednesday morning, the first day the 50-centavo increase in jeepney fares was implemented.
By Carla P. Gomez
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, Juan Escandor Jr.
After the government approved a provisional 50-centavo fare increase in jeepney fares, can higher bus and taxi fares be far behind?
By Dona Z. Pazzibugan
Feeling the pinch of spiraling oil prices, the Armed Forces of the Philippines has ordered all military units to adopt austerity measures in the use of its petroleum, oil, and lubricant (POL) products.
By Jerome Aning
The spill of some 10,000 liters of automotive diesel oil into the sea due to a leak in a pipeline in La Union on Tuesday has been contained, the Philippine Coast Guard said Thursday.